The City of Canning’s vision is to create a welcome and thriving city that is recognised for the opportunities it offers all residents and visitors. The City is keen to celebrate and support arts, recreation, cultural heritage, events, festivals and sporting activities for the greater benefit of the community.
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2021 marks 150 years since the first local government was elected in Canning. We will be celebrating people in our community doing great things and reflecting on the stories of our past that have created the wonderfully diverse City we enjoy today and are building in the future. Our community is at the heart of everything we do. Celebrate who we are at one of our events! Click here for more details.
Reconciliation Week Walk
Sunday 30 May 2021
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Enjoy a short 4km walk of the The Butterflies, Birds and Bridges Loop leaving from Kent Street Weir bridge. Along the way learn some basic Noongar words and phrases, and enjoy an area rich with history and nature.
WA Day Fireworks
Monday 7 June 2021
Click here for the SUBURB ANNOUCEMENT or stay tuned to our Facebook page. Three coordinated fireworks displays will light up the night on Monday 7 June, as part of our 150th birthday and WA Day celebrations. Enjoy a family picnic, have a barbecue in your driveway or a local park before the big show which runs from 6pm - 6.10pm.
All City residents will receive a notification letter by the 2 June.
Canning Art Awards
ENTRIES NOW OPEN! CLOSE 30 JULY @ 5PM.
Click here for all information on how to enter.
Opening Night: Friday 20 August
Exhibition: Saturday 21 - Saturday 28 August
The City of Canning's Art Awards provides upcoming artists aged 12 and over with the opportunity to exhibit their work to the wider community, as well as a chance to share in a huge range of sponsored cash prizes.